Travel Blogs from Kobe
... on a hot plate with a dish of tasty crab salad while the rest all enjoyed the fresh fishes. After that we walked further to China town, the ambiance with those red lanterns hanging outside along the china street at the night time colored your night mood eventhough the street wasn't too busy. There were many food stalls opens like Dim Sum, some meat ball stick, deep fried flour ball with sesami, gyoza, sea food dishes and so on. We walked further to the Kobe Port ...
... the huge golden statues of Prince Shotoku in his incarnation as Guze Kannon, the Buddha of infinite Mercy, tapping a small gong in the rhythm of a monotonous singsong.
The temple area also included a garden. We hesitated at first to go inside as it asked for an extra entrance fee but I am so glad we decided to spend the money. A small oasis in the middle of the city. It even had a little tea house inside were you could have a cup of tea and just enjoy the ...
... being in a spaceship. And the bathrooms are very luxurious. I have attached a picture of the toilet, which automatically deodorizes, lifts the lid when you come near and flushes when you leave the room. The other control panel does all kinds of other things ;). We want one at home. After leaving our luggage we headed off on a ferry to tempozan port. We had lunch at a food hall where most people had KFC. Next we visited the aquarium, which is huge and ...
... sensational dish of hot soba noodles and shrimp tempura and then relax in my capsule with my own personal TV. There are 21 capsules in one room. you get locker for you things inc a towel and there is enought room to sit up in the capsule. So for a one night stay its great wouldn't recommend it if you have lots of luggage though.
Ok nearly there. The next day was my penultimate day in Japan so I was up early to get to the famous fish market. Despite getting a little lost once I ...
... train was 700 series with a maximum speed of 285 km/h so I think the main thing making us 'slower' was the number of stops on the way to Kyoto. We left at 10:16 and expected to arrive at 12.21. Just over 2 hours for the 484km ride.
Shinyokohama station has a dizzying array of choices for take away food from a noodle sandwich to onigiri to some really nice looking sashimi. We each picked a ...
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